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Fake or Real (Authentic, Genuine, etc.) -- Official Authentication Thread

AAE

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Exposed stitching on the sole with a square flap on the top line is the correct combo on the wholecut tramezza.
The square flap at the heel? But wouldn’t these two be an easy thing to copy?
 

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1. Whole cut shoes are not worth the effort to duplicate

2. The combination of square flap and exposed stitching matches. There's Tramezza wholecuts which don't have exposed stitching and the flap is a different shape. The fact that they got the combo correct tells me it's real
 

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1. Whole cut shoes are not worth the effort to duplicate

2. The combination of square flap and exposed stitching matches. There's Tramezza wholecuts which don't have exposed stitching and the flap is a different shape. The fact that they got the combo correct tells me it's real
Thank you. I was curios or doubtful of the marking on the sole; note the letter “E” in tramezza in the soles of both shoes. What do you think?
 

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Thank you. I was curios or doubtful of the marking on the sole; note the letter “E” in tramezza in the soles of both shoes. What do you think?
What about the letter E are referring to
 

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What about the letter E are referring to
The letter “E” doesn’t seem like an E. The first photo is of the brown shoe, the second photo of the black. Seller claimed he bought them from a Ferragamo store.
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Looks identical to this image that i just got from Harry rosen
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Thank you very much, so just to confirm, you believe they are real?
Yes they are real, I have handled a lot of this line over the years and these are real. I can honestly say that no counterfeiter would even go the lengths to make a doe identical to a line of Ferragamo the would realistically never be copied
 

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Yes they are real, I have handled a lot of this line over the years and these are real. I can honestly say that no counterfeiter would even go the lengths to make a doe identical to a line of Ferragamo the would realistically never be copied
Thank you. A quick question, what is meant by doe? Also, do you know what year the two shoes are from?
 
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I bought this Canali 1934 suit on eBay. I realize it's difficult with only photos, but I was wondering if anyone could help me determine whether or not it's an authentic Canali?

Thanks 1 - Copy.jpg 2 - Copy.jpg 4 - Copy.jpg 5 - Copy.jpg 6 - Copy.jpg
 

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Firstly, check the quality of the material; Canali suits are typically made with high-quality fabrics like fine wool or blends. Next, examine the stitching for precision and uniformity, ensuring there are no loose threads. Look for the Canali label stitched inside the jacket and trousers, paying attention to the neatness of the stitching and the presence of the Canali logo. Authentic Canali suits often feature buttons engraved with the brand's name or logo, so inspect these as well. Additionally, examine the lining of the jacket for quality and consistency, and consider the overall fit and construction of the suit, as Canali is known for its tailored fit and attention to detail.
 

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Firstly, check the quality of the material; Canali suits are typically made with high-quality fabrics like fine wool or blends. Next, examine the stitching for precision and uniformity, ensuring there are no loose threads. Look for the Canali label stitched inside the jacket and trousers, paying attention to the neatness of the stitching and the presence of the Canali logo. Authentic Canali suits often feature buttons engraved with the brand's name or logo, so inspect these as well. Additionally, examine the lining of the jacket for quality and consistency, and consider the overall fit and construction of the suit, as Canali is known for its tailored fit and attention to detail.
It definitely has a Canali label sewn on the right side, but the buttons are not engraved with any logo as far as I can tell. I don't have the knowledge to evaluate the authenticity of the label, or the quality of stitching.
 
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I bought this Canali 1934 suit on eBay. I realize it's difficult with only photos, but I was wondering if anyone could help me determine whether or not it's an authentic Canali?

Thanks View attachment 2127249 View attachment 2127251 View attachment 2127253 View attachment 2127255 View attachment 2127257
Looks authentic
I bought this Canali 1934 suit on eBay. I realize it's difficult with only photos, but I was wondering if anyone could help me determine whether or not it's an authentic Canali?

Thanks View attachment 2127249 View attachment 2127251 View attachment 2127253 View attachment 2127255 View attachment 2127257
Looks authentic
 

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It definitely has a Canali label sewn on the right side, but the buttons are not engraved with any logo as far as I can tell. I don't have the knowledge to evaluate the authenticity of the label, or the quality of stitching.
It's looks like authentic based on the pictures. Some Canali pieces might have engraved buttons as a mark of authenticity, not all of them do. It could vary depending on the specific design or collection.
 

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I bought this Canali 1934 suit on eBay. I realize it's difficult with only photos, but I was wondering if anyone could help me determine whether or not it's an authentic Canali?

Thanks View attachment 2127249 View attachment 2127251 View attachment 2127253 View attachment 2127255 View attachment 2127257
I vote authentic. Everything looks right and it has the right type of model coding on the label. Canali uses 11/13/15 to denote their model fit, so this one is “13290” which seems right. If you want to verify, this cut should be more tailored than a strictly full cut but ofc after-market tailoring may have altered the finished product anyways. I’ve also never come across fake silver label but I’m sure it exists although question how quality they would be.
 

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